More than 17 million immigrants have come to Canada since Confederation in 1867. The annual number of landed immigrants and their origins have fluctuated considerably over the last 150 years.
[caption id="attachment_126386" align="alignnone" width="800"] 150 years of immigration in Canada[/caption]
The Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sees no need to institute a ‘Canadian values’ test for prospective immigrants to Canada, said federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen.
Speaking to Radio Canada International in an exclusive interview on the sidelines of the 19th National Metropolis Conference
Ottawa has no intention of cancelling its Third Safe Country agreement with the United States despite the immigration crackdown by the Trump administration, federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said during a speech at a major immigration conference in Montreal Friday morning.
Levon Afeyan came to Canada at the age of 15, fleeing the civil war in his native Lebanon.
It wasn’t the first time his family was fleeing war.
“I was born in Beirut but the family has a habit of changing countries once or twice a generation
Prominent Canadian immigration lawyer Noël Saint-Pierre and paralegal assistant Fuat Tuaç sat down for an interview with RCI’s Levon Sevunts to answer questions during a Facebook Live session that is now available on YouTube.
Employment rates are the highest in the Prairies In 2011, more than half of employment growth among immigrants in Canada was due to immigrants living in the Prairies and British Columbia. While these immigrants account for 31 per cent of Canada's immigrant workforce, they account
Canada ranked first among G7 countries in terms of population growth from 2011 to 2016, with average annual growth of 1.0%.
As in Canada, other G7 countries such as the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy show the increase in migration as the main driver of population
Twenty per cent of the Canadian population or one in five Canadians was born abroad. In five years, from 2006 to 2011, more than one million people born elsewhere on Earth have immigrated to Canada. In percentage terms, this means that this recent immigration represents
Recent immigrants are relatively young In 2011, the median age of recent immigrants was 31.7 years. The median age is the age that divides a population into two numerically equal groups; that is, half the people are younger than this age and half are older.
Essentially, the absolute majority of foreign-born people live in four provinces: in Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec and Alberta. And most immigrants live in census metropolitan areas.
Seven out of 10 people lived in the three largest census metropolitan areas (CMAs): Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver (or MTV